Jennifer Swanson is an award-winning author of more than 30 nonfiction and fiction books for children. Her books in the How Things Work series by The Child's World were named to the 2012 Booklist's Top 10 Books for Youth: Series Nonfiction. She has received awards from the Pennsylvania TriState Young Adult Review Committee, The Moms Choice Awards, and The Dove Foundation. Jennifer has a B.S. in chemistry from the U.S. Naval Academy and her M.S. Ed. (K-8) in science from Walden University. She lives in Jacksonville, FL.
Where does gravity come from? How does electricity work? Why do we need energy and power to move? Kids ages 7 to 9 can discover the fascinating answers to riveting questions like these in this three-book STEM bundle from Nomad Press! You might think you know all there is to know about gravity, motion, and electricity—after all, we experience these things every day—but find new facts and theories in these books that take scientific exploration...View
Titles in this set include: Skyscrapers! With 25 Science Projects for Kids Tunnels! With 25 Science Projects for Kids Canals and Dams! With 25 Science Projects for Kids Bridges! With 25 Science Projects for Kids Guided reading levels range from R to V.View
Hard cover titles in this set include: Technology: Cool Women Who Code Astronomy: Cool Women in Space Engineering: Cool Women Who Design Forensics: Cool Women Who Investigate Marine Biology: Cool Women Who Dive Aviation: Cool Women Who Fly Archaeology: Cool Women Who Dig Zoology: Cool Women Who Work With Animals Meteorology: Cool Women Who Weather Storms Architecture: Cool Women Who Design Structures Guided reading levels range from S to ZView
Getting from one place to another sounds easy if you are on a straight piece of land, but what if you have to get over—or under—a body of water or a deep gorge? Build a Bridge! Bridges! With 25 Science Projects for Kids introduces readers ages 7 to 10 to the concepts and vocabulary of bridge construction through the lenses of history, science, engineering, math, and technology. This nonfiction title for ages 7 through 10 introduces...View
Love to work with animals? Become a zoologist! In Zoology: Cool Women Who Work with Animals, readers ages 9 to 12 are inspired by stories of women who have made great strides in a field that requires commitment, courage, and creativity to pursue. Readers will be encouraged to investigate zoology and understand how it relates to animals, natural resources, and environmentalism. This nonfiction title for ages 9 through 12 supplies a bridge between girls' interests...View
Kids run around the playground, cars drive on the road, and balls fly through the air-forces move everything! In Explore Forces and Motion! With 25 Great Projects, readers ages 7 to 10 explore physics through interactive activities using simple machines such as levers, pulleys, and wedges. Forces and motion are a part of daily life, from how a person moves, to how a ship floats, to how a hockey puck glides across the ice. Readers...View